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Removing Funding Barriers for Artists by Rethinking Grantmaking in the Arts

A critical component of the Fund is supporting artists to create new work in the East Bay.

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Jim King Thinks Bigger

Learn how Jim feels he can give back using a Donor Advised Fund. Jim’s commitment to helping others has been a driving force in his life.

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Community Is the Key: Lessons of Resilience During COVID-19

Leaders of three community organizations share powerful insights from the frontlines of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Video: Moving at the Pace of Trust

A new video demonstrates the power of the COVID-19 African American Education & Outreach Partnership which has distributed $2.4 million to community-based organizations across the country.

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The Roland Family Finds New Exciting Ways to Support the East Bay Community

For Steve Roland, philanthropy is a family affair. His son Kyle is doing graduate work on social impact investing. His …

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Donor Profile: Weylin Eng

A California Legacy Weylin Eng and his family’s California story begins over a hundred and fifty years ago and spans …

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East Bay Clinics Making Vaccines Accessible for Communities of Color

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating toll on the East Bay community and has hit communities of color hardest. …

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Donor Profile: Arnold Perkins

Anybody who spends more than five minutes with Arnold Perkins invariably leaves with a smile on their face. Arnold has …

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Donor Profile: Bibi Tiphane

Donor Profile: Bibi Tiphane Bibi Tiphane moved to Silicon Valley from Montreal in the early 1980s to become one of …

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Black Resilience: Building Power in the Bay Recap

Black Resilience: Building Power in the Bay Recap Blog “We keep our story alive, we keep our history alive by …

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Juneteenth 2020 – In Conversation with the Black Organizing Project

With a vision to rebuild and transform the lives and spirits of those within the Black community, the Black Organizing …

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Donor Profile: The Oringers

Giving – of time, of brainpower, of money – is in Jan and Howard Oringer’s DNA. The importance of community …

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Grantee Profile: Safe Return Project

The Safe Return Project, a Richmond-based organization, is a grantee of The East Bay Community Foundation. Led by formerly incarcerated …

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Climate Justice Series: New Voices are Rising for a Just, Livable Future!

Around the world, we have seen a drastic increase in the number of extreme climate events and environmental disasters. Decades …

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Climate Justice Series: Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)

What is a Just Transition? By now, it’s clear to most of us that climate change isn’t just an environmental …

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Climate and Environmental Justice Fund and Climate Voices Blog Series!

An inclusive, fair and just East Bay is one where all people have access to clean air, land, water, and …

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A Donor’s Perspective: Moving Towards Social Justice

Long before their individual and joint philanthropic endeavors – long before they’d even meet – husband and wife John Steinfirst …

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Eddy Zheng, An American Story of Perseverance and Triumph

New Breath, New Leaf, New Life – An American Story of Perseverance and Triumph Eddy Zheng 49, is nationally recognized …

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Public Art Enhances Daily Life

From 2000 to 2015, eight pieces of public art featured here were commissioned by EBCF and The Open Circle Foundation.

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